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SubjectRe: [PATCH V4] Allow SysRq emergency thaw to thaw frozen filesystems
On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 11:48:29AM +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Eric Sandeen wrote:
> > The timeout thaw originally proposed did not get merged, but
> > perhaps something like this would be useful in emergencies.
> >
> > For example, freeze /path/to/mountpoint may freeze your
> > root filesystem if you forgot that you had that unmounted.
> If you don't have console access, you're just logged in remotely, is
> there a way to do an emergency unthaw from a shell command?
That's a freeze, right? ;)

Anyway, I think you could use /proc/sysrq-trigger in that situation.


Dave Chinner

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